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WORKSHOPS
Iroquois Raised Beadwork
Thursday, April 7, 2005, 4:30 - 7:30 pm

Education Classroom

 

In this hands-on workshop, learn the technique of Iroquois raised beadwork with instructor Amy Tall Chief (Osage). Pre-registration is required. To register call (212) 514 � 3714. Ages 16 years and up. Materials fee is $20 ($18 for members).


 
 
WORKSHOPS
From the Shelves of the Resource Center: Storybook Readings and Workshops
Saturday, April 9, 2005

Resource Center

 

Learn about Native American games in readings of "The Ballgame Between the Animals and the Birds," "The Good Mind's Game," and "How Day and Night Came to Be" from the book Native American Games and Stories by James Bruchac and Joseph Bruchac. Following the readings, make a traditional buzz toy that Native children have played with throughout the Americas.


 
 
WORKSHOPS
Beaded Rosettes
Thursday, April 14, 2005, 4:30 - 7:30 pm

Education Classroom

 

Learn to make beaded rosettes using the two-needle flat stitch in this hands-on workshop conducted by Amy Tall Chief (Osage). Pre-registration is required. To register call (212) 514 � 3714. Ages 16 years and up. Materials fee is $20 ($18 for members).


 
 
DEMONSTRATIONS
Master of the Loom
Thursday, April 14, 2005, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Friday, April 15, 2005, 10:00am - 12:00pm; 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Rotunda

 

Master Weaver, Miguel Andrango (Quichua) will demonstrate the tradition of backstrap weaving from the Andean highlands of northern Ecuador. Andrango is founder of the Tahuantinsuyo Weaving Workshop program in his community of Otavalo, Ecuador.


 
 
TOURS, TALKS & LECTURES
Native New Yorkers: The Lenape Then and Now Lecture by Linda Poolaw
Thursday, May 5, 2005, 6 pm


 

Linda Poolaw (Kiowa/Delaware) is a leader of the Delaware tribe, a respected Native activist, and the first Grand Chief of the Delaware of North America.In this lecture she will describe how the Lenape lived in the New York area prior to the Europeans' arrival, and how their descendants live today. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of Hudson River Park. A light dinner will follow the lecture. Advanced reservations are encouraged. To reserve contact tours@fohrp.org or (212) 757-0981 ext. 205.


 
 
WORKSHOPS
From the Shelves of the Resource Center: Storybook Readings and Workshops
Saturday, May 14, 2005, noon

Resource Center

 

Listen to readings from Grandma Jenny's Trip by Bently Spang, illustrated by Ben Carter and CheyenneAgain by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Irving Toddy. Following the readings, decorate felt horses using patterns from the Plains.


 
 
PERFORMANCES
Tribute to Spiderwoman Theater
Thursday, May 19, 2005, 6 :00 pm

Auditorium

 

Join the NMAI in an evening celebrating Spiderwoman Theater (Kuna/Rappahannock), featured artists in the exhibition New Tribe: New York. Emceed by Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago), friends, family and colleagues come together to honor the ladies of Spiderwoman Theater -- Lisa Mayo, Gloria Miguel, and Muriel Miguel


 
 
SPECIAL PROGRAMS
ANNUAL CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 21, 2005, noon - 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 22, 2005, noon - 5:00 pm

Museum-wide

 

Join us in two-days full of Native American activities. Learn about tipis with Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnegabo) inside a 25'tipi and participate in an interactive Native dance workshop with Joe Cross (Caddo) and Donna Couteau (Sac and Fox). Mary Louise Defender Wilson (Hidatsa/Dakota) will share storytelling from the Plains. Hands-on workshops include making a felt horse, tipi decorating, parfleche folder making and much more!


 
 
WORKSHOPS
Family Painting Workshop
Thursday, May 26, 2005, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Education Classroom

 

Families will view the paintings of George Catlin from the exhibit George Catlin and His Indian Gallery and create their own paintings. Karah English (Maidu) will lead this workshop.


 
 
WORKSHOPS
From the Shelves of the Resource Center: Storybook Readings and Workshops
Saturday, June 11, 2005, noon

Resource Center

 

Selections from The Lost Children, written and illustrated by Paul Goble, and Buffalo Dance, retold by Nance Van Laan and illustrated by Beatriz Vidal, will be highlighted. After the readings, decorate toy tipis made from paper.


 
 
 
 
 
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